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Olympus E-620 Digital SLR - Test Shots - Detail and Lens Performance

By Joanne Carter



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A range of general test shots are shown over the next two pages. In some cases, the full size image has been reduced for bandwidth purposes, and a crop taken from the original full resolution image has been placed below it to show the overall image quality. Some other pictures may be clicked to view the original full-size image.


This is a detail shot of the ceiling under the Bell Tower of St Albans Abbey.


Unfortunately, this shot can't be compared directly with some of the other reviews, but the 12MP resolution sensor is capable revealing high levels of detail at ISO100.


The 14-42mm kit lens is generally a good performer for the price, but has a fair amount of barrel distortion at its widest.


Centre sharpness wide-open was a bit soft.


Corner sharpness was slightly softer still and there's some green and purple fringing and it's not just evident at the corners but at the edges of the frame too.


dave doubledecks

June 17, 2009, 12:48 pm

Yes very nice - but when can we see a review of the new Oly Pen?! :)


June 17, 2009, 2:52 pm

Olympus's HLD-5 battery pack fits the E4x0 series and also the E620.

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